Carol Davit is the Executive Director of the Missouri Prairie Foundation, a 55-year-old conservation organization and nationally accredited land trust. She oversees all operations of MPF – including fundraising, strategic planning, communications, advocacy, the Grow Native! program, and administration, and has edited the Missouri Prairie Journal since 1996. Davit has worked for more than 20 years in the conservation and environmental fields in communications, development, administration, and leadership capacities. She has worked for private, nonprofit conservation groups and at the municipal and state government levels. Davit serves on the Missouri Monarch and Pollinator Conservation Steering Committee, OAKS (Missouri Outdoor Action Committee), and the chair of the Conservation Federation of Missouri’s Grasslands Committee and of the MPF’s/Grow Native!’s Missouri Invasive Plant Council. She has been the editor of field guides and written on a wide variety of natural history and conservation topics for the Missouri Prairie Journal, the Missouri Conservationist, and other publications. Davit has B.A. and M.A. degrees in Interdisciplinary Studies. Carol and her husband and son are Missouri Stream Team #3631.
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